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Sampha Wins Mercury Prize 2017

Sampha was announced tonight, Thursday, 14 September 2017, as the overall winner of the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize for Album of the Year.

September 15, 2017
Hitchhiker Neil Young
Neil Young Debuts Animated ‘Powderfinger’ Video

Neil Young's new album, Hitchhiker, is actually not new at all. It was recorded back in 1976 but never released with many of the songs going on to appear on later Young albums.

September 15, 2017
Grant Hart Husker Du
R.I.P. Grant Hart of Hüsker Dü 1961-2017

Grant Hart, one of the founding members and drummer for Hüsker Dü, died on Thursday (September 14) after battling cancer. He was 56.

September 15, 2017
Niall Horan
Niall Horan Says One Direction Debut Was Worst Night Of His Life

Niall Horan doesn't like to talk about One Direction's first-ever gig because it was "a disaster".

September 15, 2017
REM Automatic To The People
R.E.M. To Expand Automatic To The People

R.E.M. are honoring the 25th anniversary of their landmark Automatic For The People by rereleasing the multiplatinum album in a variety of formats, the most extensive of which is the Deluxe Anniversary Edition that contains the very first commercially available music mixed in Dolby Atmos, delivering an immersive and engaging experience.

September 15, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga In Hospital Drops Out of Rock In Rio

Lady Gaga has scrapped her appearance at the Rock in Rio festival because she's not well enough to make the trip to Brazil.

September 15, 2017
Montgomery Gentry
Troy Gentry Memorial Held In Nashville

Country stars Trace Adkins, Little Big Town, and Charlie Daniels paid a special tribute to tragic singer Troy Gentry on Thursday (14Sep17) by performing at his memorial in Tennessee.

September 15, 2017
Original Foreigner Line-Up To Reform

After years of estrangement and two single-night appearances together, Mick Jones and Lou Gramm have buried the hatchet and will reunite the original Foreigner band.

September 15, 2017
Selena Gomez, music news,
Selena Gomez Donates Kidney To Friend

Selena Gomez underwent kidney transplant surgery earlier this summer (17).

September 15, 2017
Kelly Clarkson photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Kelly Clarkson Distances Herself From Dr Luke

Kelly Clarkson has insisted she refused a writer's credit on a hit song because she wanted to forget working with producer Dr. Luke.

September 15, 2017
Fergie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Fergie and Josh Duhamel Split

Singer Fergie has separated from her actor husband Josh Duhamel after eight years of marriage.

September 15, 2017
Elvis Presley Christmas
Third Elvis Presley Orchestra Album On The Way

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 2017 holiday season with the release of Elvis Presley: Christmas with Elvis and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, October 6.

September 15, 2017
Shawn Mendes Illuminate
Shawn Mendes Detained By Drake Security

Shawn Mendes was "terrified" after being held in an armlock by Drake's security guard at a recent gig.

September 15, 2017
Marilyn Manson, Melbourne photographer ros o'gorman
Marilyn Manson Mouths Off About Justin Bieber

Marilyn Manson managed to get revenge on Justin Bieber after he allegedly told the rocker he made him "relevant again" by wearing his T-shirts.

September 15, 2017
Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson Paul Simon and James Taylor To Play Hurricane Relief Benefit

Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief will take place on Friday, September 22 at the Frank Erwin Center from 7 PM to 11 PM, and broadcast on 11 TEGNA stations and stream internationally on from 9 to 10 PM CT.

September 14, 2017
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
New Music Releases 15 September 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Foo Fighters, Galantis, Gucci Mane, Madonna (live), Cat Stevens/Yusuf, Ringo Starr, Angus & Julia Stone, Gary Numan, Seth McFarlane, Anastacia, Diana Anaid, Enter Shakari, Bruce Cockburn and soundtracks for Teen Wolf ,The Vietnam War (Trent Reznor) and American Assassin, plus a Classic 'Countdown' collection.

September 14, 2017
Noel Gallagher: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Says He Got Stage Fright In Manchester

Gallagher's felt nervous on stage for the first time at the concert marking Manchester Arena's reopening after May's terror attack.

September 14, 2017
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Hand In Hand Benefit Raises $14.5m

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Beyonce and Justin Bieber were among the celebrities who helped to raise $14.5 million (£10.9 million) on Tuesday (September 12) during the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief telethon.

September 14, 2017
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Gene Simmons To Release 150 Previously Unreleased Tracks

Celebrating 50 years in rock (1966-2016) Gene Simmons, multi-hyphenate entrepreneur, co-founder and front man of KISS, America's number one gold record award-winning group of all time in all categories (RIAA), and one of the most recognized performers in the world, today announced the unprecedented release of Gene Simmons: The Vault Experience in partnership with Rhino Entertainment.

September 14, 2017
Mel B
Mel B Investigated For Witness Tampering

Mel B is reportedly under criminal investigation following allegations she intimidated rapper Siya ahead of her testifying in the singer's bitter divorce battle with Stephen Belafonte.

September 14, 2017
Steve Howe - Photo By Tim Cashmere
Yes Cancel Remainder of Tour Following Death of Steve Howe’s Son

Yes have called off the balance of their Yestival Tour with Carl Palmer and Todd Rundgren after the untimely death of Virgil Howe, the son of Steve Howe.

September 14, 2017
Steely Dan - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Donald Fagen Cancels Last Four Shows Due To Illness

Donald Fagen has cancelled the rest of his tour with his new band, the Nightflyers, due to illness.

September 14, 2017
Kasey Chambers
The Aussie BBQ Hits Nashville

Sounds Australia’s Aussie BBQ is taking over Nashville.

September 14, 2017
Placebo, music news,
Placebo Perth Concert Will Not Be Rescheduled

Placebo’s postponed September 4 Perth concert has been upgraded to cancelled.

September 14, 2017
The Bronx, Soundwave 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Bronx To Play Their Own Show In Sydney

The Bronx will play a sideshow away from Pennywise with a one-off show in Sydney in October.

September 14, 2017
Steely Dan - image By Ros O'Gorman
Steely Dan To Continue, Donald Fagen Announces New Dates

Walter Becker was never the face of Steely Dan but he was certainly a major driving creative force.

September 12, 2017
Faith No More, music news,
Faith No More Break-Up Again

Faith No More like taking their fans on a roller coaster ride of breakups and reformations.

September 12, 2017
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Sets US Dates With Mavis Staples

It's probably more news to report when Bob Dylan is NOT touring then when he does as it seems he is constantly on the road the last few years.

September 12, 2017
Kasey Chambers
Kasey Chambers and Brian ‘BT’ Taranto To Be Honored At First Australian Americana Honours Night

Australian country legend Kasey Chambers and Americana live music champion Brian ‘BT’ Taranto will be honoured at the first Australian Americana Honours Night in October.

September 12, 2017
The National, Harvest Festival 2011, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The National Have A No 1 Album On The Way In UK

The National could have something to treasure on Friday – the American indie rockers are eyeing their first ever Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart.

September 12, 2017